What does WOMEN mean?
a cultural and historical construct
its meaning fluctuates in time and place
no such thing as an essential women
What is meant by FAMILY?
not a monolithic structure
families encompass many forms and variations
the nuclear family i
This article is an investigating into power, gender, and sexuality in the workplace.
Bazooms is an establishment that has been seen both as a family restaurant and as a
titillating sports bar.
Breasts form the concept of this restaurants name
This is a s
Weve come a long way, maybe: college students plans for work and family Summary:
Men and women in college today think about their future and plan for work and family,
they are exposed to a variety of mixed messages relating to gender
Why do we want to think sociologically?
Helps render the invisible visible, the taken for granted questioned
Situates us within networks of social relations
Helps us analyze how individuals relate to the society they are a part
Historical Perspectives of Women, Work, and Family
Three Models of Family:
I.The household economy model (18th century)
-pre-industrial or colonial period, mostly rural.
From the pre-Industrial or Colonial period:
-18th century and early 19th century, Can
DOING GENDER II
socially constructed differences between women and men that society attaches to the
biological categories of female and male.
Represents not only differences in behavior between men and women, but also power